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All the World’s a Staged Reading (NYC)

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Third-year graduating MFA in Playwriting students take to the stage for two nights, debuting their original work at the 2016 Staged Reading Series.

The Actors Studio Drama School (ASDS) has graduated some incredible names and talents in the performing arts industry, including Bradley Cooper, Austin Basis, Chris Stack, and Polly Lee. Now’s your chance to see current ASDS students perform their original plays at the Schimmel for the 2016 Staged Reading Series, just before they get their big break on Broadway and the silver screen.

Little Machine
Saturday, February 27 at 4:00 p.m.
By Julie Rae Maldonado | Directed by Bianca Puorto
Space...a Martian transport carrying secret government cargo is hijacked by the cutest assassin in the universe. Everybody dies in this sci-fi spoof.

Sunday, February 28 at 1:00 p.m.
By Stephanie Fagan | Directed by Chelsea B. Lockie
Folk legend Red Casey has been missing for two months. His highly-publicized memorial goes off the rails when his old band mates arrive, with bad blood in tow.

Détroit: Across the Tracks
Sunday, February 28 at 4:00 p.m.
By Yhá Mourhia Wright | Directed by Michael Blatt
A never before seen dramedy about an affluent Northern California family that’s fallen upon financial disaster. People from the past resurface, secrets are revealed, and insanity ensues when the Berthogs find out they’re going to have to move to the opposite side of the tracks!

Seating is limited and reservations are required at